The Dallas Institute’s Ben Franklin Circle


Fri., Sept. 15, 6:30-8 p.m. and Fri., Nov. 10, 6:30-8 p.m. 2017
In 1727, Benjamin Franklin formed a “self-improvement club” and devised a list of thirteen virtues that he deemed worthy of serious time and effort within the group: temperance, silence, order, resolution, frugality, industry, sincerity, justice, moderation, cleanliness, tranquility, chastity, and humility. Explore and analyze Franklin’s virtues related to today’s culture and experience. The Dallas Institute joins a national initiative launched by the 92nd Street Y in NYC, Stanford University’s Hoover Institution, and Citizen University in Seattle. September 15 and November 10, 6:30 - 8:00pm $35 per session – General and $25 per session - Exclusive Members


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